Young Nationals fans not ready to say goodbye to Tyler Clippard following trade to A's
Billy Beane has been busy this offseason. And while all of his moves have been done in the name of improving the A's squad for the present and future, he's managed to make one segment of fans very upset. Namely, the children who hate to see their favorite players being traded away.
After the A's acquired Brett Lawrie, a 6-year-old Blue Jays fan famously sobbed because Lawrie would play too well for Oakland to ever think of returning him to Toronto. Fortunately, Lawrie stopped by to make everything OK.
Nationals fans are probably feeling like Morrissey when he sang, "I've seen this happen in other people's lives, and now it's happening in mine." Because following the trade that saw the Nats acquire Yunel Escobar in exchange for Tyler Clippard, well, there are plenty of tears.
And heaven forbid what happens when this baby understands the concept of a trade:
As for the A's, well, they now lead the league in spectacles: